- 8 large apples, such a Braeburn
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 1/3 cup raisins or other dried fruit
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- pinch of salt
- 4 tbsp butter
- caramel sauce or topping
Preheat oven to 400F
Rinse apples in cool water and pat dry.
Using a melon baller, scoop out core of apples leaving about 3/4 inch at the bottom.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, nuts, raisins, cinnamon, and salt.
Spoon mixture into each apple.
Top each apple with 1/2 tbsp butter.
Bake for 40-45 minutes or until apples are tender.
Sprinkle water on the apples if too dry.
To serve, cut apples in half and drizzle with caramel sauce